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Anti-inhibitor Coagulant Complex

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Related terms
Uses
Dosing
Safety
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Notes

    Related terms
    • Brand Names: U.S.: Feiba NF
    • Brand Names: Canada: Feiba NF

    Uses
    • It is used to treat hemophilia.
    • It is used to stop and treat bleeding.
    • Anti-inhibitor coagulant complex replaces proteins to stop bleeding.

    Dosing

    How to take

    • It is given into a vein for a period of time.
    • This drug may be given at home.
    • Your doctor may teach you how to give the shot.
    • Wash your hands before and after use.
    • Throw away needles in a needle/sharp disposal box and take the box back to your doctor when it is full.

    Missed Dose

    • Call your doctor to find out what to do.

    Storage

    • Most of the time, this drug will be given to you in a doctor's office. You will not store it at home.
    • If drug is given at home:
    • Store unopened bottles at room temperature.
    • Protect from light.

    Safety



    Warnings

    • This drug may cause blood clots. Tell your doctor right away if you have chest pain, shortness of breath, eyesight problems, bad belly pain, or pain or swelling of the legs or arms.
    • Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. This is one of those drugs. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

    Avoid

    • If you have an allergy to anti-inhibitor coagulant complex or any other part of this drug.
    • If you have an allergy to latex, talk with your doctor. Some products are found in latex.
    • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
    • If you have blood clots.

    Precautions

    • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
    • Check all drugs you are taking with your doctor. This drug may not mix well with some other drugs.

    Side Effects

    • Short-term pain after use.
    • Allergic side effects may rarely happen.
    • Gallbladder disease, blood clots, heart attacks, and other blood vessel problems may rarely happen.

    Monitoring

    • Change in the health problem being treated. Is it better, worse, or about the same?
    • For unwanted side effects of this drug.
    • Follow up with the doctor.

    Contact a healthcare provider

    • If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away.
    • Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
    • Trouble breathing.
    • Chest pain or pressure.
    • Change in thinking clearly and with logic.
    • Change in strength on 1 side is greater than the other, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, or blurred eyesight.
    • Weakness, numbness, or tingling.
    • Any rash.
    • Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

    General Statements

    • If you have a very bad allergy, wear an allergy ID at all times.
    • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
    • Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
    • Most drugs may be thrown away in household trash after mixing with coffee grounds or kitty litter and sealing in a plastic bag.
    • In Canada, take any unused drugs to the pharmacy. Also, visit http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/iyh-vsv/med/disposal-defaire-eng.php#th to learn about the right way to get rid of unused drugs.
    • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
    • Call your doctor for help with any side effects. If in the U.S., you may also call the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or if in Canada, you may also call Health Canada's Vigilance Program at 1-866-234-2345.
    • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including OTC, natural products, or vitamins.

    Author information
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    The information in this monograph is intended for informational purposes only, and is meant to help users better understand health concerns. Information is based on review of scientific research data, historical practice patterns, and clinical experience. This information should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. Users should consult with a qualified healthcare provider for specific questions regarding therapies, diagnosis and/or health conditions, prior to making therapeutic decisions.

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